Ridgely Centenarian – Born April 8th, 1913
Hannah Randall Henry’s teaching was done in Caroline County beginning in 1934 in a one room school in Pinetown, MD. In 1935, she was transferred to Federalsburg, MD where she taught in the primary grades for four years. In 1939 she was transferred to Ridgely Elementary School in the Trinity Subdivision. When the schools were integrated, she was the first African American teacher assigned to the previously all white Ridgely Elementary School where she taught until she retired in 1975. She gave a total of 41 years of dedicated service to the Caroline County School System.